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Theft ring role nets 183-day sentence

A woman accused of taking part in an eight-person theft ring is looking at a 183-day jail sentence.

Danielle Loraine, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of theft Thursday in Allen Superior Court.

As part of a plea deal with Allen County prosecutors, she’s to receive a two-year prison sentence but have all of it but 183 days suspended.

Loraine and others in the ring would take fraudulent Visa and MasterCard gift cards to stores and make large purchases, according to court documents.

Most involved have now pleaded guilty to their roles in the ring, with some receiving more prison time than others.

jeffwiehe@jg.net

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